Rating of the most intelligent breeds of dog psychologist

• Rating of the most intelligent breeds of dog psychologist

Rating of the most intelligent breeds of dog psychologist

Assess the dog crazy thing is not easy. Famous dog psychologist Stanley Coren wrote in the 90s in his book that there is an adaptive intelligence (which allows to adapt to the situation), the working mind (which allows to execute commands) and instinctive intelligence (innate ability). And it's not talking about the spatial, kinesthetic, interpersonal, and so the mind.

A specialist in animal behavior Franz Waal argued that we humans often unfairly assess mental abilities of our brethren, applying to them the wrong criteria.

Experts at Yale University and other universities throughout the world, the study of this issue, so far used one indicator which can be more or less objectively evaluate - it is a working mind dogs.

Koren in his book "Canine mind" led the poll results 199 judges working at dog shows, obedience regarding different breeds.

The results, he said, make it possible to make definitive conclusions, although many judges stipulates that for each breed, there are exceptions, and more, of course, it depends on education.

So here's what he found:

Top 10 smartest dog breeds that are able to learn a new team in less than five lessons and do what is required of them in 95 percent of cases

  1. Border Collie
  2. Poodle
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Golden Retriever
  5. Doberman
  6. Sheltie
  7. Labrador Retriever
  8. Papillon
  9. Rottweiler
  10. Australian Cattle Dog
  11. The second class of the most intelligent dogs - also excellent working animals. They learn new commands 5-15 lessons, and they listened to the owners of 85 percent of the time:

    Rating of the most intelligent breeds of dog psychologist
  12. Welsh Corgi
  13. Miniature Schnauzer
  14. English Springer Spaniel
  15. Belgian Shepherd Dog
  16. Belgian Shepherd Dog
  17. Collie, collie
  18. German Shorthair Pointer
  19. English Cocker Spaniel, Tsverkshnautser
  20. Breton epanol
  21. Cocker Spaniel, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever
  22. Weimar Pointer
  23. Belgian Malinois, Bernese Mountain Dog
  24. Pomeranian
  25. Irish Water Spaniel
  26. Vizsla
  27. Cardigan Welsh Corgi
  28. A third class of dogs - animals with a working mind is above average. They need 15 to 25 training sessions to learn a new command. These dogs are heard in 70 percent of cases.

    Rating of the most intelligent breeds of dog psychologist
  29. Chesapeake Bay Retriever Puli, Yorkshire Terrier
  30. Giant Schnauzer, Portuguese Water Dog
  31. Airedale
  32. Border Terrier, Briard
  33. Welsh Springer Spaniel
  34. Manchester Terrier
  35. Samoyed Husky
  36. Field Spaniel Newfoundland Australian Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, Gordon Setter, Bearded Collie
  37. American Laika, Cairn Terrier, Kerry Blue Terrier, Irish Setter
  38. The Norwegian black elk Laika
  39. Affen pinscher, Silky Terrier, Doberman Pinscher, English Setter, Pharaoh Hound, Clumber Spaniel
  40. Norwich Terrier
  41. Dalmatian
  42. The fourth class of trained dogs new tricks for 25-40 workouts. These animals are heard in about 50 percent of the

    Rating of the most intelligent breeds of dog psychologist
  43. Myagkoshorstny wheat Terrier Terrier bedlington, smooth fox terrier
  44. Curly Coated Retriever, Irish Wolfhound
  45. Hungarian Kuvasz, Australian Shepherd
  46. Saluki, Finnish Spitz, Poynter
  47. Royal Spaniel, German drathaar, black and tan kunhaund, American Water Spaniel
  48. Siberian Husky, Bichon Frize, English Toy Spaniel
  49. Tibetan Spaniel, English Foxhound, Otterhound, Great Dane, Greyhound, Harrier, Wirehaired Griffon
  50. West Highland White Terrier, Havanese, Deerhound
  51. Boxer, Great Dane
  52. Dachshund, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Shiba Inu
  53. Malamute
  54. Whippet, Chinese shar pei, Wirehaired Fox Terrier
  55. Rhodesian Ridgeback
  56. Ivisskaya hound, welsh terrier, Irish Terrier
  57. Boston Terrier, Akita
  58. The fifth class - a dog learns a new command for 40-80 workouts and respond to commands about 40 percent of cases.

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  59. Skye Terrier
  60. Norfolk Terrier, Terrier Silihem
  61. Pug
  62. French Bulldog
  63. Brussels Griffon Maltese Terrier
  64. Italian Greyhound
  65. Chinese Crested
  66. Dandie Dinmont Terrier, Griffon, Tibetan Terrier, Japanese Chin, Lakeland Terrier
  67. Old English Sheepdog
  68. Great Pyrenees dog
  69. Scottish Terrier, Saint Bernard
  70. Bull Terrier
  71. Chihuahua
  72. Lasa apso
  73. Bullmastiff
  74. And the last, sixth grade - is the most malosoobrazitelnye dog, which for the development of new teams need more than 100 reps, and that obey approximately 30 percent of cases.

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  75. Shih Tzu
  76. Dachshund
  77. Mastiff, Beagle
  78. Pekingese
  79. Bloodhound (bloodhound)
  80. Greyhound
  81. Chow Chow
  82. Bulldog
  83. Basenji
  84. Afghan Hound